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Acropora filiformis

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Acropora filiformis (c) “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

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lexID:
4049 
AphiaID:
288204 
Scientific:
Acropora filiformis 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Filiformis 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > filiformis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 2000 
Occurrence:
Filippinerne 
Size:
25 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Fint flagefoder, Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-01-31 19:55:21 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

Characters: Colonies may be several metres across and consist of upright or prostrate tangles of mostly straight branches. Branches are exceptionally thin and delicate. They divide infrequently. Axial corallites are long and tubular. Radial corallites are mostly small and tubular to pocket-shaped, with sharp edges.

Colour: Pale brown.

Habitat: With Acropora derawanensis in shallow reef environments protected from wave action.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Acropora derawanensis , Acropora kirstyae

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (2002).

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